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Location: Los Angeles, CA or Remote

Santa Monica Studio is seeking a Sound Design Intern to join our team for our Summer 2024 Internship Program!

Established in 1999, Santa Monica Studio became renowned for excellence in the action/adventure genre with the worldwide award-winning success of the 2005 release, God of War, and its subsequent sequels. God of War (2018) became one of the fastest selling PlayStation 1st-party games of all-time and has since won over 190 Game of the Year awards including DICE, BAFTA, The Game Awards, Game Developers Choice Awards, IGN, Game Informer, EW, and Variety. Our most recent title, God of War: Ragnarök (2022), has since continued this run of commercial and critical success.


  • Support audio needs for game design, cinematics, marketing materials, etc.

  • Work within the set standard for all sound asset implementation (environmental, character and music) within the production path, as it relates to design, art and otherwise

  • Collaborate creatively on sound implementation to enhance the gameplay experience

  • Work with sound designers, artists, programmers, technical sound designers and other teams to accomplish audio consistency and quality

  • Consistently evaluate the audio for the design assets being created for all of the levels and characters you are responsible for

  • Address all issues and assist with fixing audio related problems within levels or characters you are responsible for as they arise


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited institution, pursuing a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree majoring in a related field

  • Projected to graduate between December 2023 – June 2025

  • Must be available to work for 12 weeks from May – August or June – September

  • Internships are available to students who are US citizens or international students with an F-1 visa

Our intern positions offer a fixed hourly pay rate. Please note that the pay rate is exclusive to the internship period and may not reflect what pay may look like following the completion of an internship.

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The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$33.25—$45.75 USD

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